Museum logo

Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object ID 1987.059.001
Object Name Document
Scope & Content Government Document: House of Representatives:
Doc. #102, 19th Congress, 1st Session, p. 3-22.

Preservation and Civilization of the Indians: Letter from the Secretary of War to the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs, accompanied by a bill for the preservation and civilization of the Indian tribes within the U. S", February 21, 1826.

The Bill which was proposed by James Barbour, Secretary of War, 21 February 1826, and concentrated on removal of eastern tribes to territory west of the Mississippi.

Included in the document is a letter from Thomas McKenney, Office of Indian Affairs, to James Barbour, 3 December 1825 -- McKenney letter included in a letter from David Brown, Willstown, Cherokee Nation, in which he described conditions and progress of the Cherokees, 2 September 1325.

Catalog type Archive
Collection "Preservation and Civilization of the Indians" Bill
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact